Job Details



• Emerging Level


Cox Media Group – Orlando, WFTV/WRDQ has an opening for a Newscast Producer.

Category Producers 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 01, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We are looking for competitive and experienced individuals who are committed to producing and already have a strong interest in local and investigative journalism.   Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne is a top-20 market where journalists cover major news that regularly makes national headlines. Our newsroom is looking for people who excel in decision-making and debating the merits of a local news story.  Those same people are comfortable with constant change, are resilient in dealing with that change, and maintain a positive attitude, no matter what challenges come up. Candidates must learn and execute specific station research and branding consistently, to deliver a dynamic and unfolding newscast that holds viewers and regularly surpasses the market competition.  They are also comfortable working on TV, digital, and social media platforms.

  • Consistently win ratings with dynamic newscasts, using local content and creative story-telling techniques that meet our hard news brand.
  • Win all breaking news stories as well as the major news-of-day stories in the market.
  • Understand effective and impactful tease writing and promises of value-based coverage.
What We Look For
  • Bachelor of Journalism or Communications Experience: 2-3 years producing news in a hard news market
  • Recent and significant experience producing live, wall-to-wall coverage of hard news events and are commanders in the control room
  • Must be flexible with scheduling and be able to work changing dayparts as necessary; nights, overnights, and weekends are all possible, depending on the news cycle and staffing numbers.
  • Excel in a team environment and support producing teammates, as well as solve problems on their own
  • Comfortable working on TV, digital, and social media platforms

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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